Prairie News

Woman in Salvation Army uniform smiling
The Salvation Army Food Bank in Portage la Prairie thrives thanks to a supportive community and wonderful volunteers. “Portage really is special” says Major Brenda Hammond, explaining that the need in Portage is greater than in nearby Winnipeg or Brandon. During the pandemic, the food bank became indispensable, a truly essential service and they were  […]

Run, Rebecca, Run

Posted on 2nd December 2021, by blairmalaz
Rebecca Foat from Winnipeg, Manitoba, is no stranger to strapping on a pair of sneakers and hitting the pavement (or snow) for a good run. 2021 is the second time she will run the Santa Shuffle. “My first Santa Shuffle was in 2019. Up to that point, I had run nine races of varying distances  […]

Behind The Scenes: Nutrien Food On The Move In Regina, SK

Posted on 27th August 2021, by blairmalaz
The Nutrien “Food on the Move” program continues to fill the summer nutrition gap for children who rely on the feeding programs provided by schools. This initiative provides nutritional lunches daily, Monday through Friday, in neighbourhoods in Regina and Saskatoon, SK. It’s a big job that would be impossible without the help from Nutrien and  […]
The Nutrien Food on the Move program delivers nutritious lunches, Monday through Friday, to children at several locations in Saskatoon and Regina again this summer. The program strives to fill the summer nutrition gap for the growing number of children who rely on breakfast and lunch programs at their schools. Not only would The Salvation  […]